Early career scientists

In recognition of the importance of Poster contributions to meetings, the IAS is pleased to announce the 2018 Outstanding Student Poster Awards and Outstanding Early Career Scientists Poster Awards.


  • Candidates for the Poster Awards must be paid up members of the IAS or SEPM.
  • Candidates for Student Poster Awards must be a current undergraduate (e.g., B.Sc.) or postgraduate (e.g., M.Sc., Ph.D.) student.
  • Candidates for Early Career Scientists Poster Awards must have secured their Ph.D. within the previous 7 years.
  • Candidates must be both the first author and Principal Investigator (PI) of the research.

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Important Dates

Call for papers starts
December 11, 2017

Registration starts
January 15, 2018

Abstract submission deadline
March 19, 2018

Paper acceptance notice
April 23, 2018

Early bird & presenting author registration deadline
May 14, 2018 

August 13-17, 2018

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